RAD 212 Chapter 3 (Part 2)

34 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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Practice Test Quizzes & Trivia

This is a practice test covering the powerpoints for chapter 3 (upper extremity).  This mostly covers wrist.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     For a PA hand, the hand is placed in _____________.
    • A. 

      Supination

    • B. 

      Pronation

    • C. 

      Flexion

    • D. 

      Deviation

  • 2. 
    For all three regular views of the hand, the CR is centered at the third MP joint.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    For which hand projection is the CR centered at the second MP joint instead of the third?1. PA2. external oblique3. lateral
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      2 only

    • E. 

      3 only

  • 4. 
    Approximately how much of the distal radius and ulna should be included on projections of the hand?
    • A. 

      1 inch

    • B. 

      2 inches

    • C. 

      3 inches

    • D. 

      One half of the forearm

  • 5. 
    Which joint spaces are open in a PA hand projection but are not demonstrated as open in a PA oblique hand projection?1. IP joints2. MP joints3. CM joints
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      3 only

    • D. 

      1 and 2 only

    • E. 

      2 and 3 only

  • 6. 
    Which projection is used for a pediatric bone age assessement?
    • A. 

      PA hand

    • B. 

      PA oblique of the hand

    • C. 

      Lateral of the hand

    • D. 

      Caldwell

  • 7. 
    Why are the fingers spread on a PA and PA oblique of the hand?
    • A. 

      To support the hand during the exposure.

    • B. 

      To prevent scatter between the digits.

    • C. 

      To prevent soft tissue overlap between the fingers.

    • D. 

      To better visualize the fat pads in the digits.

  • 8. 
    What should be at the center of the collimation field for PA and oblique hand projections?
    • A. 

      2nd MP joint

    • B. 

      3rd MP joint

    • C. 

      The 3rd CM joint

    • D. 

      The center of the 3rd metacarpal

  • 9. 
    Which side of the hand rests on the IR for a lateral hand projection?
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      Medial

    • C. 

      Distal

    • D. 

      Proximal

  • 10. 
    For a lateral hand projection, the second and third fingers are drawn ________ and the fourth and fifth fingers ________.
    • A. 

      Anteriorly : posteriorly

    • B. 

      Posteriorly : anteriorly

    • C. 

      Posteriorly : posteriorly

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The thumb should not superimpose the other digits in a lateral projection of the hand.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 12. 
    Which of the following should be demonstrated on a lateral hand radiograph? 1. superimposition of the third through fifth metacarpal2. IP joint spaces open3. no foreshortening of the phalanges
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 13. 
    Which fat stripe should be visualized on a PA wrist?
    • A. 

      Pronator

    • B. 

      Supinator

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Scaphoid

  • 14. 
    A change in the _____________ of the scaphoid fat stripe on a PA wrist indicates joint effusion or fracture.
    • A. 

      Concavity

    • B. 

      Convexity

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Length

  • 15. 
    What is possibly indicated by a change in the convexity of the scaphoid fat stripe on a PA wrist?1. fracture2. osteoma3. joint effusion
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1 and 3 only

    • E. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 16. 
    Why is the proximal forearm depressed slightly for a PA wrist?1. opens the radioscaphoid joint2. opens the radiolunate joint3. opens the radiopisiform joint
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      2 and 3

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Why is the proximal forearm raised slightly for a PA wrist?1. opens the radioscaphoid joint2. opens the radiolunate joint3. opens the radiopisiform joint
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      2 and 3

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    ž
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 19. 
    The radioulnar joint is __________________ for a properly positioned PA wrist.
    • A. 

      Opened

    • B. 

      Closed

  • 20. 
    Which joints should be demonstrated opened on a PA wrist?
    • A. 

      Radioulnar

    • B. 

      Radioscaphoid

    • C. 

      Radiolunate

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    A routine PA oblique wrist exam requires ______________ degree _____________ rotation.
    • A. 

      30 : external

    • B. 

      45 : external

    • C. 

      30 : internal

    • D. 

      45 : internal

  • 22. 
    Which should be demonstrated on a properly positioned routine PA oblique wrist?1. 1st CM joint space2. 2nd CM joint space3. ulnar styloid in profile
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1, 2, and 3

    • D. 

      2 and 3

    • E. 

      1 and 3

  • 23. 
    Which should be demonstrated on a properly positioned routine PA oblique wrist?1. 2nd CM joint space2. radial styloid in profile3. scaphotrapezium joint spaces
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1 and 3

    • E. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 24. 
    Which view should demonstrate all of the following:1. ulnar styloid in profile2. 2nd CM joint space3. scaphotrapezium joint spaces
    • A. 

      PA wrist

    • B. 

      PA oblique wrist

    • C. 

      Lateral wrist

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    On a lateral wrist, which part of the scaphoid superimposes the pisiform?
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Distal

    • C. 

      Both A and B are correct

    • D. 

      Neither A or B is correct